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Mississippi Coding Academy Fills Gaps in the State’s Technology Economy

  Mississippi Coding Academies is helping to create an incredible impact on the state’s tech industry. It’s been almost five years since the first cohort of coders was certified, and the results have grown at an impressive rate. Our 2023 graduates hit new milestones—of our 40 certificated coders, 16 have already accepted employment in technology […]

The Knight Foundation Fund Awards $50,000 to Mississippi Coding Academies

Mississippi Coding Academies (MCA) has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Knight Foundation Fund, a Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) fund established by a generous contribution from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. In Biloxi and Gulfport, the Knight Foundation supports a more informed and engaged community by investing in entrepreneurship and […]

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Gulf Coast Coding Academies’ 2021-22 Cohorts Graduate

Mississippi Coding Academies’ Gulf Coast campus awarded ten future coders their well-deserved certificates of completion. After 11 months of full-stack development and cybersecurity skills training, these hard-working participants are ready to enter the tech industry. Mayor Andrew Glitch delivered congratulatory remarks at the Aug. 5, 2022, celebration and networking event. Other speakers include Managing Partner […]

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Mississippi Coding Academies’ Celebrates the Golden Triangle 2021-22 Graduates

Students at the Mississippi Coding Academies’ Golden Triangle campus received their certificate of completion on July 15th, 2022. It was a well-deserved achievement after 11 months of training to become full-stack coders. EMCC president Scott Alsobrooks congratulated the graduates on their achievements. “Let’s go out and make new things happen. Let’s make some more magic. […]

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Mississippi Coding Academies Jackson Campuses Celebrate 2022 Graduates

On May 20, 2022, students from Mississippi Coding Academies’ Downtown and South Jackson campuses received their hard-earned certificates of completion after 11 months of learning front- and back-end “full stack” computer coding. Graduate Remilekun Odegbami delivered a thank you speech to the teachers and students by video from her home country of Nigeria. She attended […]

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Remembering Richard A. Sun, MCA Co-Founder

[Pictured left to right: Bryce Mullican, Richard A. Sun and Herbert Brown] With great sadness, the board of directors of Mississippi Coding Academies acknowledges the passing of our co-founder, Richard A. Sun. Rich was a founding member of the team that built MCA and Mississippi CodeWorks from ambitious ideas to an engine of change in […]

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WLBT Talks to Herman Cotten about COMCAST Veterans Code Program

Mississippi Coding Academies is grateful to Roslyn Anderson and WLBT for the excellent coverage of graduate veteran Herman Cotten and our COMCAST Veterans Program. Herman Cotten was one of the first Veterans to join the program in 2019 and has created two mobile apps. Kidzamm, a children’s app designed to teach the importance of reading […]

New Board members Willie Jones and Eric Hill

Willie Jones and Eric Hill Added to MCA Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that we have added Willie Jones and Eric Hill to the Mississippi Coding Academies Board of Directors this spring. President of the DSC Training Academy with 30 years of experience in workforce development Wille Jones is determined to create diversity in the job market and serve the needs of women […]